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Re: [SLE] Re: Straw Poll: Has GNU/Linux Replaced Windows on Your Boxes?
  • From: peevee <peevee.chaitanya@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 13:54:07 +0530
  • Message-id: <48bd74c50512050024i5d3db7d4h9ab04bc7ef69f015@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/5/05, T. Ribbrock <admin_slox-e@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 04:59:03PM -0500, DC Parris wrote:
>
> > <> Number of GNU/Linux boxes vs. Windows boxes (personal or SOHO use)
>
> 9 Linux (two of which dual-boot with Solaris/Sparc, one dual boot with
> 'doze) + 3 OpenBSD
>
>
> > <> Systems configured to dual-boot (only if Windows is rarely used)
>
> one - see above
>
>
> > <> Any reasons why you still keep a Windows box or copies of Windows
> around
>
> The odd program I can't get to run in Wine or on my SunPCi card. Last
> candidates: Official Dutch Tax Return software (Linux release rumoured
> to be scheduled for 2006), IKEA Kitchen Planner
>
>
> > <> Length of time you've been Windows-free
>
> Since 1999. (Started using Linux in 1997, got my wife to switch in
> 1999). There were a couple of years when I had no Windows install at
> all. It re-entered when I got the SunPCi card and wanted to play with
> it...
>

I am waiting for that to happen, but dvds are not playing as good as they
play in windows, and DVD (movie) clone copy is not possible ,
thats what i am waiting for ...
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